UK-France Summit 2016
- Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Home Office, Ministry of Defence, The Rt Hon David Cameron The Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon, The Rt Hon Philip Hammond, and The Rt Hon Theresa May
- Part of:
- Counter-terrorism, Immigration and borders, International defence commitments, France, Libya, Syria, and Daesh: UK government response
- 3 March 2016
The Prime Minister and President Hollande discussed UK-France co-operation on counter-terrorism, migration, defence and nuclear energy.
The Prime Minister and President Hollande met on 3 March for the 2016 UK-France Summit at Amiens in France. The Summit is the first since last year’s terror attacks in Paris and the 2 leaders discussed the fight against terrorism through intensified police and security co-operation.
The Foreign, Home and Defence Secretaries also attended, meeting their French counterparts to discuss with topics including counter-terrorism, the migration crisis, Syria and Libya.
France is one of our most important partners and this summit was an opportunity to further strengthen the co-operation between our 2 countries. Membership of the European Union also gives both countries greater security and greater capacity to project power.
Read the Prime Minister’s summit statement.
During the summit, ministers made the following announcements:
- Defence Secretary secures progress on Brimstone sales as unmanned aircraft project moves forward
- further joint action between UK and France in Calais region
Read the summit documents on issues including counter-terrorism, migration, defence and nuclear energy.
Published: 3 March 2016
From: Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street Foreign & Commonwealth Office Home Office Ministry of Defence The Rt Hon David Cameron The Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon The Rt Hon Philip Hammond The Rt Hon Theresa May